The Bentham Europe Team

Ian Garrard

Managing Director

Ian Garrard is the Managing Director of Bentham Europe.   He is responsible for the operations of Bentham Europe.

Ian also sits on the Board of Bentham Europe. 

Ian has extensive experience of commercial litigation and arbitration in London and internationally (including Paris, New York, Houston, Oslo and Singapore).  He has also served as a senior advisor to banks, financial institutions and industry on complex disputes and projects, undertaking strategic reviews and participating as lead negotiator.  Before joining Bentham Europe, Ian was a partner in private practice in London, but notably he has been involved in founding 3 separate businesses providing legal services over the last 25 years, for each of which he has served as managing partner.  

T +44 (0)20 3750 1302 
M +44 (0)77 6863 6080

Jeremy Marshall

Chief Investment Officer

Jeremy Marshall is the Chief Investment Officer of Bentham Europe and is based in the London office.

Jeremy holds a Law degree from Cambridge University and has been admitted to practise in England & Wales and the Cayman Islands.

He has more than 20 years of litigation experience and brings to the company significant management experience as well as an intricate knowledge of the local jurisdiction and market.

Prior to joining Bentham Europe, Jeremy was the head of the London litigation and dispute resolution team at Irwin Mitchell, advising clients on international litigation, civil fraud, professional negligence, corporate investigations and shareholder disputes. He established that firm’s General Counsel Forum.

Jeremy is responsible for the operations of the London office and oversees funded cases in the UK and other European jurisdictions.

T +44 (0)20 3750 1304
M +44 (0)77 3326 1606

Matthew Cohen

Investment Manager

Matthew Cohen is an Investment Manager based in the London office of Bentham Europe.

Prior to joining Bentham, Matthew was a VP in-house legal counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and specialised in equity-linked structured products. Matthew trained and qualified as a solicitor with Latham & Watkins and worked in both their London and Moscow offices, advising issuers and dealers on debt capital markets transactions.

Matthew’s focus is on the management of investments in cases involving securities and competition law, whilst providing support to other funded cases.

T +44 (0)20 3750 1308
M +44 (0)79 7959 0055